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Isaac Melson Meekins

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Isaac Melson Meekins
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #1
Service:
Appointed by:   Calvin Coolidge
Active:   1/17/1925 - 2/12/1945
Senior:   2/13/1945 - 11/21/1946
Preceded by:   Henry Groves Connor
Succeeded by:   Donnell Gilliam
Personal History
Born:   1875
Deceased:   1946
Undergraduate:   Wake Forest University (1896)

Isaac Melson Meekins (1875-1946) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.[1]

He was nominated by President Calvin Coolidge on January 9, 1925 to replace Henry Groves Connor. He was confirmed by the Senate on January 17th, and received commission that same day. On February 13, 1945, he assumed senior status. He served until his death on November 21, 1946.[1]

Early life and education

  • Wake Forest University, A.B., 1896[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, Elizabeth City, North Carolina, 1896-
  • Mayor, Elizabeth City, North Carolina, 1897
  • City attorney, Elizabeth City, North Carolina, 1898
  • Postmaster, Elizabeth City, North Carolina, 1903-1908
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of North Carolina, 1910-1914
  • General counsel, Alien Property Custodian, Washington, DC, 1921-1922
  • General counsel and manager, Enemy Insurance Company, 1922[1]

Judicial career

Eastern District of North Carolina

Meekins was nominated by President Calvin Coolidge on January 9, 1925 to replace Henry Groves Connor. He was confirmed by the Senate on January 17th, and received commission that same day. On February 13, 1945, he assumed senior status. He served until his death on November 21, 1946.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Henry Groves Connor
Eastern District of North Carolina
1925–1945
Seat #1
Succeeded by:
Donnell Gilliam